Materials Product Brief

Ilapak, Inc: Fin-seal wrapper

Ilapak's (Newtown, PA) Carrera 2000 PC is an electronic horizontal fin-seal wrapper that can wrap small packages at speeds to 400/min. Designed for a range of products including food, pharmaceuticals and hardware, it can be configured to run packages up to 14" W.
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Materials Product Brief

Weatherchem Corp.: CR closure

A new child-resistant, senior-friendly closure called Top-Squeeze(TM) is available from Weatherchem Corp. (Twinsburg, OH). This PP, injection-molded closure is said to provide easier access when compared to other push-and-turn or squeeze-and-turn closures due to its half-turn opening method.
Materials Product Brief

All Packaging Machinery: All Packaging Machinery: Continuous band sealer

The Model VBS-3/8-DH-10-V continuous dual band sealer from All Packaging Machinery Corp. (Ronkonkoma, NY) features a 10" dual heat band. It's designed for difficult-to-seal products such as medical device pouches.
Machine Product Brief

U.S. Bottlers Machinery Company: Small frame capper

U.S. Bottlers Machinery (Charlotte, NC) has introduced a 14"-pitch-dia rotary capper. Designed for smaller containers such as those used in pharmaceutical, food and chemical applications, it can reach speeds to 250 bottles/min.
Controls Product Brief

Flag labeler

The Model 612 flag labeler from Ohio Electronics Machinery (Salem, OH) is a semi-automatic tabletop adhesive-side-up label applicator that applies "flagged" labels onto products such as power cords, hoses or other hardware items.
Feature Article

Readers write back

Recent Packaging World stories-on outsourcing, reader salaries, increased USDA/FDA scrutiny, and Arizona Beverages' uniquely shaped 'can'-spur readers to comment.
Because Bass?s plastic beer bottle (left) holds 330 cL, it compares favorably with the U.K.?s standard half-pint glass bottle (r
Feature Article

Bass is bullish on beer in plastic (sidebar)

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The 14-head scale system1s (top) accuracy helps Basic American Foods reduce product giveaway. While bags (inset) are marketed fo
Feature Article

Foodservice bag displays retail points

Basic American Foods launches a first-of-its-kind bag for dehydrated potatoes sold to foodservice markets. Pointillistic graphics attract customers while the bag reduces secondary packaging.
Thanks to a coextruded peelable sealant film laminated to the base substrate of medical device packages that undergo EtO sterili
Supplier News

Technical achievements shine among FPA winners

A foil-based barrier bag for industrial applications, a multilayer structure for hermetic sealing of silicone gasket strips, and a coextruded sealant film all snare FPA awards.
The redesigned bags of chopped and shelled walnuts (left) provide a stronger brand identity than did their predecessor (above).
Feature Article

Mariani's sales go nuts following graphic redesign

Richer, more vibrant colors, traditional logo and product viewing window trigger strong sales gains for Mariani, a California nut grower and processor.


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